Where Are The Interns Now? Q&A with Emily McBride

The PRIME Factory

Emily McBride graduated in Spring 2017 with a bachelor of arts degree in public relations. Since then, she’s moved on from Blacksburg and The PRIME Factory to begin her career in the exciting field of PR and marketing. Now that it’s been 5 months since graduation, we’re catching up with her and finding out where she is now and what she’s doing!

Four Quick Reasons Why Media Relations for Apparel Boutiques is Important

Media relations is expanding now more than ever, and it is not a question of whether small businesses should be using media relations but rather how they are integrated this into their marketing. What exactly is media relations? Media relations is the process of creating relationships with press and media with the goal of utilizing those relationships to gain press coverage that keep your publics informed. Here are four reasons why you as a boutique should be utilizing media relations.

5 Free Marketing Tools That Small Business Owners Can Benefit From

Every business, no matter the size, must utilize a comprehensive marketing strategy. But doing so can be a struggle for many small business owners as they try and juggle the many day to day tasks needed to keep the lights on. None the less the only way to get customers in the door is through marketing, but sadly a basic understanding of the tactics used in spreading your message won’t work on its own. Furthermore, there is no gimmick or trick that the competition is using that you’ve simply yet to discover, rather a proper use of the right tools. Here are 5 free marketing tools for DIY Small Business owners without large marketing budget.

4 Reasons Why Your Consumer Product Brand Should Use Digital Influencers

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Digital influencers and bloggers are taking over the fashion marketing scene. Customers are not responding anymore to advertisements in the ways they used to. These bloggers and influencers are creating a new way to advertise by reaching customers in a more engaging and informal way. Here are a few reasons on how these influential people can help your brand.

3 Key Pieces to Online Reputation Management

Online reputation management is a way for brands to pay attention and respond to their consumers to ensure that they are being heard and a way to improve their brands name. It is very important for every business to do this to stay involved in their consumers lives and to keep up to date on what everyone is saying about their brand. Everything you say or do on social media has the power to improve or hurt your reputation. So how can your business use social media to manage online reputation? Here are three ways: